Silver Stone Winery

8053051101 2235 Tractor
Paso Robles, CA 93446
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Wine has been enjoyed by people for almost ten thousand years. It has been imbued with mythological qualities by many cultures, especially the ancient Greeks. It was created by ancient Iranians, Egyptians and Chinese, although in China the European grape vine, which is most commonly used for wine, wasn’t introduced until six thousand years after wine production had begun. They used wild varieties of grapes that could produce incredibly different tastes in combination with other fruits to give it a more consistent taste. In Europe wine has had a lush history including wine at almost every juncture partly because of the support of the Roman Catholic Church which requires wine for their Mass services. French wine has become renowned worldwide for the care and expertise taken by their vintners. Wines are made by selecting good grapes from a vineyard and then crushing them, separating the stems and adding yeast to encourage fermentation of the sugars naturally present in the grapes. The grapes are chosen Read more »

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

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  • Yesterday I was recovering from Monday night.  You see, Sandra & I attended a wonderful wine tasting event.  For $40 per couple, we joined Nice Legs, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse in Crystal City, and the Crystal City Wine Shop for a tasting of more than 45 different wines poured by winemakers, winery representatives and importers.  Here are those fol... Read More

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  • Hey everyone, what are some of your favorite 'everyday' or M-F types of wines to accompany a regular dinner?  I personally have enjoyed the Montoya Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa, and I usually pick it up from Total Wines out here in Virginia.  This is one of those fruit-forward cabs that isn't too complex for me to appreciate, and it usually cost... Read More

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  • Mr Prof and I went with another couple.  I’ve given our overall evaluation as a group which was pretty consistent.  I went with the idea of signing up for a wine club membership if I found one I liked, and I ended up picking two: Vina Robles and Dark Star.  I didn’t write up my specific tasting notes on each wine, because a) I’m still pretty ine... Read More

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  • OK, bear with me for a second. These wines may not be amazing in your THIS GOT 90PTS AND IT'S ONLY $8!!! kind of way, but they are great values and are a wonderful opportunity to add some amazement into your life. Not in this is a great Sauvignon Blanc kind of way but rather in a WOW! WHAT IS THIS? kind of way! Now I'm a pretty savvy guy when it... Read More

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  • Just secured my tickets to the Taste of Sonoma on Sept 3rd, day 2 of a 3 day wine and food event that will knock your collective socks off. Anyone else planning on attending?Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Read More

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  • When I first took up wine as a true hobby a few years back, I assumed that what makes a wine enjoyable was about 50/50... Half of the credit goes to the consumer, each of whom has a unique set of habits, preferences, and neural networking. The other half goes to the vintner, who carefully selects his crop, critcally oversees the winemaking proce... Read More

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  • Tomorrow is the first Monday of 2011 and my article on Burgundy for France Today is due... I also need to work on a 2009 vintage report for Harpers Wine & Spirit.But allow me just to reflect on a marvelous Chateau Eglise Clinet Pomerol 1989 whose plum and spice richness matched a New Year's Day prime rib of beef perfectly. Or how about a delecta... Read More

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  • My latest wine adventure and tasting notesHarvey Wine Night Mark IV Friday 19 November at Georges Restaurant in Waymouth Street In AdelaideThe Beginning02 Roederer Cristal ChampagneThe Cristal was somewhat surprising, in pleasant way.  It was very clean and crisp and did have an overpowering yeast component.  The bead was very fine and the flavo... Read More

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  • Silver Stone has been relaunched under www.silverstonewinery.com. I am glad that this fine label is back on the shelves. I hope they re-open the tasting room soon.

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  • Silver Stone Syrah Paso Robles 2003

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  • If you had $50 to spend on one wine, what would you buy? Read More

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